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• Amazon announced that it plans to hire 80,000 seasonal workers for the upcoming holiday season,, 14 percent more than a year ago.

According to the Seattle Times, "The employees will have temporary jobs at Amazon’s more than 50 U.S. warehouses … The company will also place some seasonal hires at its newly created “sortation” centers, where Amazon collects parcels from the fulfillment centers to sort them by ZIP codes for delivery to local post offices. Amazon now operates eight sortation centers in the United States."
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